At 6:30 am on April 26, 2009, the almighty Father took the hand of William Alfred Jenkins, 95, at The Mallard Bay Car Center, Cambridge, Maryland and led him up the staircase to his now eternal home.\n \n He was the youngest son born to the late Amelia Coxon Jenkins and George Raymond Jenkins in Royal Oak, Maryland on February 2, 1914. "Bill" as he was called by most, received his spiritual and scholastic education within the churches and schools in Talbot County, Maryland.\n \n On February 19, 1938 he was united in Holy Matrimony to his life partner, the late Caroline Wallace Jenkins who preceded him in death on March 3, 2002. At the time of her death, they had recently celebrated their 64th wedding anniversary.\n \n Shortly after their marriage, he enlisted into the United States Navy, serving a tour of duty during World War II. A few years later after receiving an honorable discharge, they settled in Philadelphia, PA. where he worked a number of years for the United States Postal Service. When they started their family, they relocated to Royal Oak, Md where he gained employment with the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) from 1951 until he retired in 1975.\n \n He leaves to mourn his passing, four children; Beverly Barnett (Reginald), Norma Lee Holland (Calvin), William Jenkins (Sharon), Janet Diggs (Dunkin); two grandchildren; Corey Wallace (Janika), Lani Wallace; one stepbrother, Leon Brummell and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends as well as his care-givers and housemates from Mallard Bay and numerous step grandchildren.\n \n He was preceded in death by his parents; Amelia and George Jenkins; his wife Caroline Wallace Jenkins; a sister, Eleanor Haskins; a brothers, Raymond Jenkins; a step sisters, Christine Gladden and many friends and relatives.\n \n Funeral services will be held on Saturday, May 2, 2009 11am St. Luke UM Church Bellevue, MD with a viewing one hour prior to the services. Interment Richard's Memorial Park Easton, Md.